|Swain - The Single [IA001] - Swain|
Matt Shimmer of Indieville was overheard saying that "For the most part, Swain is pretty successful with The Single! While these songs can become a bit tiresome (hey, there's twelve of them!), many electronica listeners will be able to find a lot to like in them! The only problem is the presence of numerous extraneous tracks, including the directionless closer, "Synapsis," and the rhythmically challenged "Dross"! These are completely unnecessary, given some of the album's better moments - includ...
Keywords: IDM; Experimental; Electropop; Indie-tronica; Abstract; Broken Beats
|Corpus Callosum - Uniquity [IA004] - Corpus Callosum|
Uniquity might be the soundtrack to a horror film about a man, bristling with EEG electrode pads, setting out into the murky underworld of his own unconscious to murder his multiple personalities. Or it could be the musicking of a child, fallen down into a well, playing contentedly with her Radio Shack toys while the adults overhead fret and scurry about purposefully. Or possibly it's the sonic wallpaper of the doorless oubliette into which Danaë was thrust; but the fickle Zeus makes the occasi...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electronic; Indie-tronica; Abstract; Eclectic; Dark Ambient; Artronica